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Took my son for a few hours as the weather was still nice had a really good time my son loves it... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
sarahlT3790GT
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Basildon, United Kingdom
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Good family fun!

A Great place that has a fantastic adventure playground and a feeling of being in a completely... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Andrew B
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125 acres in size and declared an SSSI due to the wildlife present with Hawthorn scrub, meadow and saltmarsh habitats. Attractions include a miniature railway, sculpture trail, visitor centre, refreshment facilities, birdwatching hides and an...more
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Wat Tyler Country Park Pitsea Hall Lane, Basildon SS16 4UH, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Took my son for a few hours as the weather was still nice had a really good time my son loves it down there as he can burn off loads of energy in the park. He went on the mini railway and enjoyed it. We...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sarahlT3790GT
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A Great place that has a fantastic adventure playground and a feeling of being in a completely different town, very picturesque.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Always love our trips to this park. Both kids and dog love it. It is kept very clean and tidy and the park for the kids has some really good things for them to do and even mum and dad can use them too.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Soeli R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love wat Tyler park, I take my dogs for a morning walk every day and I find it so relaxing, I am a very responsible dog owner and always clean up after them, The whole park is spotless and very well managed, it also...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lovehunstanton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was walking my dog here on Christmas day, enjoying the solitude and quiet. Out of nowhere a large Kangaroo came bounding out of the shrubs and attacked my dog. I was staggered ! I knew there were some kangaroos living wild in Wat Tyler...More

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank kevbutnobacon
Reviewed December 12, 2018

Perfect for getting over the over indulgences of the night before. A nice peaceful walk along side the estuary with lots of interesting paths and woods to explore

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Simon B
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

We take our grandson here, it's lovely to walk around. The park could have a bit more for under 5 year olds. Nice cafe, friendly staff.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Julie D
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Nice few hours put local for fresh air and bit of fun. I've visited this place since a kid and have always loved it

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank weekesy78
Reviewed November 16, 2018

We visited Wat Tyler Park on November 15th only to find that the Visitor Centre was closed apparently due to recent fire. No information is given on their website or anywhere else that I can find. Very sad that this happened, but the public need...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank neilwL5228TS
Reviewed November 16, 2018

plenty of Free parking. Good range of children's play ground equipment ages 2 up. Still fun for young teenagers. Lots of picnic space and tables. Sheltered outer picnic area. Walks and open field plus occasional statue art to discovet. Walks and trails mapped. Small marina...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Grant B
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nicki m
August 30, 2018|
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Response from Greg M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's ok for mountain bikes, not road bikes
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Response from Lesley H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, as far as I know it will be £1 but not sure when it’s being introduced
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Response from RichG1969 | Reviewed this property |
I have heard rumours that the idea has been mooted at the Council for part of Wat Tyler to be turned over for housing. How true or not this is remains to be seen. I think it wise to keep an eye open for public notices just... More
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